Gates Foundation offers funds for computers in libraries

The foundation has 973 computers available to upgrade technology at 199 eligible libraries statewide.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced a grant program Tuesday to match local funds for computers in libraries across North Carolina.

The foundation has 973 computers available to upgrade technology at 199 eligible libraries statewide. To qualify for a portion of the $1,614,600 in Opportunity Online grants, a library must show local backing to match the grant money, so that computer investments can be sustained.

Libraries eligible for grants

Alleghany County
Alleghany County Public Library

Anson County
Hampton B. Allen Library

Ashe County
Ashe County Library

Bertie County
Sallie H. Jenkins Memorial Library

Beaufort County
Bath Community Library
Belhaven Public Library
Bhm Regional Library
George H. And Laura E. Brown Public Library Hazel W. Guilford Memorial Library

Brunswick County
Leland Branch Library

Buncombe County
Black Mountain Branch Library
Buncombe County Law Library
Enka Branch Library
South Asheville Branch Library
Swannanoa Branch Library
West Asheville Branch Library

Burke County
Burke County Public Library
C B Hildebrand Public Library

Cabarrus County
Kannapolis Branch Library

Carteret County
Bogue Banks Public Library
Carteret County Public Library
Newport Public Library
Western Carteret Library

Catawba County
Catawba County Library
Conover Express Branch Library

Chatham County
Pittsboro Memorial Library
Wren Memorial Library

Cherokee County
Murphy Public Library

Clay County
Moss Memorial Library

Cleveland County
Spangler Branch Library

Columbus County
Chadbourn Community Library
East Columbus Branch
Fair Bluff Community
Rube Mccray Memorial Library

Craven County
Cove City-Craven County Public Library
Havelock-Craven County Public
New Bern-Craven County Public Library
Vanceboro-Craven County Public Library

Cumberland County
Bordeaux Branch Library
Cliffdale Branch Library
Hope Mills Branch Library
Law Library
North Regional Branch
Spring Lake Branch

Currituck County
Corolla Branch Library
Currituck County Library

Davidson County
Davidson County Public Library System
Denton Public Library
Thomasville Public Library

Davie County
Cooleemee Branch Library

Duplin County
Faison Branch Library (Emily Hill Library) Florence Gallier Library Phillip Leff Memorial Library Rose Hill Community Memorial Library Warsaw Public Library

Durham County
Bragtown Branch
Mcdougald Terrace Branch
Southwest Branch Library

Forsyth County
Carver School Road Branch Library
Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center Reynolda Manor Branch Library Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club Southside Branch Library Ywca Empowerment Center

Franklin County
Bunn Branch Library
Franklin County Library
Franklinton Public Library

Gaston County
Bessemer City Branch Library
Cherryville Branch Library
Dallas Branch Library
Ferguson Branch Library-Erwin Center
Mt. Holly Branch Library

Gates County
Gates County Library

Granville County
Berea Branch Library
Stovall Branch Library

Greene County
Greene County Public Library

Guilford County
Blanche Benjamin Branch Library
Glenwood Branch
Mcgirt-Horton Branch Library
Vance H. Chavis Lifelong Learning Center

Halifax County
Halifax County Library
Roanoke Rapids Public Library
Wc Jones Memorial
Weldon Memorial Library

Harnett County
Anderson Creek Public Library
Angier Public Library
Coats Public Library
Dunn Public Library

Haywood County
Canton Branch Library
Fines Creek Branch Library
Maggie Valley Library

Hertford County
Ahoskie Public Library

Hoke County
Hoke County Public Library

Hyde County
Mattamuskeet Library

Jackson County
Jackson County Public Library

Johnston County
Hocutt Ellington Memorial Library
James Bryan Creech Library
Kenly Public Library
Mary Duncan Public Library
Princeton Public Library
Selma Public Library

Jones County
Comfort Branch Library
Maysville Public Library
Pollocksville Public Library
Trenton Public Library

Lee County
Broadway Branch Library
Jonesboro Branch Library

Lenoir County
La Grange Branch Library
Pink Hill Branch Library

Macon County
Macon County Public Library
Nantahala Community Library

Madison County
Hot Springs Branch Library
Mars Hill Branch Library

Martin County
Martin Memorial Library
Robersonville Public Library

Mcdowell County
Mcdowell County Law Library
Old Fort Branch Library

Mecklenburg County
Checkit Outlet

Mitchell County
Mitchell County Library

Montgomery County
Allen Library
Currie Memorial Library
Montgomery County Library
Mount Gilead Branch Library
Star Branch Library

Moore County
Page Memorial Library
Pinebluff Public Library
Robbins Area Branch
Vass Area Library

New Hanover County
Law Library

Onslow County
Law Library
Richlands Public Library
Sneads Ferry Branch Library
Swansboro Branch Library

Orange County
Carrboro Branch Library / Mcdougle Middle Sch
Carrboro Cybrary Gunn Memorial Public Library
Person County Library

Pamlico County
Pamlico County Library

Pasquotank County
Pasquotank-Camden Library

Pender County
Pender County Public Library

Perquimans County
Perquimans County Library

Pitt County
Farmville Public Library
Blount Library

Polk County
Saluda Branch Library

Randolph County
John W. Clark Public Library
Ramseur Public Library
Randleman Public Library

Richmond County
Hamlet Public Library
Kemp Sugg Memorial Library
Thomas H. Leath Memorial Library

Robeson County
Gilbert Patterson Memorial Public Library
Hector Maclean Public Library
Pembroke Public Library
Robeson County Public Library
Rowland Public Library
St. Pauls Public Library

Rockingham County
Eden Branch Library
Madison Branch Library
Mayodan Branch Library
Reidsville Branch Library
Stoneville Branch Library

Rutherford County
Haynes Public Library
Mountains Branch Library
Rutherford County Library

Sampson County
Bryan Memorial Library
Jc Holliday Library
Miriam B. Lamb Memorial Library
Roseboro Public Library

Scotland County
Scotland County Public Library
Wagram Branch Library

Stanly County
Badin Branch Library
Norwood Branch Library
Oakboro Branch Library

Stokes County
Danbury Public Library
Walnut Cove Public Library

Surry County
Charles H. Stone Memorial Library
Elkin Public Library
Lowgap Public Library
Mount Airy Public Library

Swain County
Marianna Black Library

Tyrrell County
Tyrrell County Library

Wake County
Wendell Library

Washington County
Washington County Library

Watauga County
Watauga County Public Library
Western Watauga Branch Library

Wayne County
Fremont Public Library
Seven Springs Public Library
Steele Memorial Library

Wilkes County
Traphill Branch Library
Wilkes County Library

Wilson County
Black Creek Branch Library
Crocker Branch Library
East Branch Library
Elm City Branch
Lucama Branch Library

Yadkin County
Boonville Community Public Library
Jonesville Public Library
Yadkin County Public Library

Yancey County

Yancey County Library

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